The 10 latest user reviews posted on SourceForge.
I am using vDos to run FoxPro Dos programs on Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit) and Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit) on a local network. I wrote these programs over 25 years ago to use as retail pos and inventory control. I have received very quick support with the small problems I encountered.
Great for DOS emulation, lightweight.
Works perfectly. Used it to resurrect our WAMPUM dBASE III clone from 1985. Everything works just as it did 32 years ago. Download WAMPUM from: ...
I have used Quicken almost since it was first published on MSDOS. I LOATHE all the Windows versions - yes, I have tried. When I moved to Win10 (64) I was going to find a way to run DOS Quicken or be damned. vDOS saved my bacon. There are a small...
Although I use Office in my Windows 7 environment, I still need to access files in WordStar and, believe it or not, Condor. vDos has been incredibly helpful! Thank you so much for providing this valuable product, it works like a charm!
My wife, who is an accountant, relies on a DBASE III program circa 1986. Her trusty XP computer bit the dust a few months back and she replaced it with a shiny new computer running Windows 10 64-bit. This turned out to be a massive Charlie Foxtrot...
Having been a long-term user of DOSBox, I recently stumbled upon vDos, and was pleasantly surprised (***NOT*** about the vdos.info wbsite, stupid box-model makes many pages only partially visible, "overflow:hidden" should be removed ASAP!) However...
vDOS works great, and I'm finding that it's a valuable daily tool. I struggled for a few years with DOSbox, and vDOS is light-years ahead in usability. vDOS runs all old-time DOS biz programs like VisiCalc. It works flawlessly with SharkBase...
vDos works almost perfectly with Clipper-based server/client software called MKS Micro Key Central-1, at least when running as a client (the server instance requires an LPT dongle or dongle emulator). The only major shortcoming I found...
Excelente emulador. Necesité usar un programa Clipper en Windows 8.1 y se ejecutó perfecto.
vDos links and alternatives.
vDos on Sourceforge: Installation programs and source code up to version 2015.04.10, and an active discussion forum for questions or problems.
vDosWP: Comprehensive documented WP-tailored package by Edward Mendelson of WordPerfect for DOS, and optionally PlanPerfect, WP Office Shell, and WP Editor.
dbDOS: Basically an outdated mod of DOSBox with a (rather useless) wizard to setup and organize DOS programs. Despite claims, no real support of multi-user applications. DOSBox core disk/file caching will at some moment corrupt concurrently open files.
DOSBox: DOS PC emulator to the hardware level, vDos derived from it. Some 5% of DOSBox code still contributes to about 15% of vDos code base. But DOSBox is meant for DOS gaming.
Tao ExDOS: Based on Windows 32-bit NTVDM, no real idea what it actually adds to this. Windows 64-bit needs a Virtual XP Mode installed to run DOS applications.
vDosPlus: Pirated - so now 'dead in the water' - vDos mod by Wengier Wu. Disabled SFN (Short File Names) filter, support of LFN (Long File Names), IRQ1/INT9 keyboard hook for Visual Basic/QBasic, and more (bling).